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Graduate Aid Forms and Processes

Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF)

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the opening of our annual competition for Dissertation Year Fellowships. Dissertation Year Fellowships for a maximum tenure of one academic year are available on a competitive basis to doctoral students who meet the criteria as outlined in the terms and awarding criteria. These awards include a stipend and a waiver of the doctoral research fee and mandatory fees for the period of the award. For a detailed overview of the process see our Dissertation Year Fellowship Presentation.

 

2017 - 2018 Application: CLOSED

Submission Deadlines:

  • January 5, 2017: The application form, proposal, schedule, and CV are all due by midnight
  • January 13, 2017: Two letters of recommendation are due by midnight

Application and Instructions

Summer Teaching Assistant Fellowship (STAF)

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the opening of our annual competition for Summer Teaching Assistant Fellowships.  These fellowships are intended to support research or study during the summer for individuals who have held a TA position during the current academic year, and have performed exceptionally well as a TA and as a student.

Summer 2017 - 2018 Application: CLOSED

Submission Deadlines:

  • January 26, 2017: Application form, proposal, self-assessment, and CV are due by midnight
  • February 3, 2017: Two letters of recommendation are due by midnight

Application and Instructions

Award Nomination Forms

2017 - 2018 Applications: OPEN

The Graduate Research/ Scholarship/Creativity (GRSC) and Graduate Teaching Assistant Award are now open for nominations.

Submission Deadlines:

  • November 13, 2017: Initial nominations are due by midnight

The Graduate School holds competitions for annual awards that are designed to recognize distinguished faculty mentors, teaching assistants, and graduate students' creative contributions to research and scholarship within their fields of study. Such awards include:

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photo of researcher and NSF research fellowship recipient Nancy Fernandes
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The Graduate Faculty Mentor award is designed to honor a faculty member whose commitment to excellence in graduate student training has contributed significantly to graduate students’ professional development. Forms only accepted during application period.

  • Graduate Faculty Mentor Award Nomination Form (currently closed)

The Graduate Research/ Scholarship/Creativity (GRSC) award is designed to recognize graduate student research/scholarship and other creative works that represents the best overall contribution to the discipline. Forms only accepted during application period. When application dates open the form will be updated to the current academic semester/year.

Graduate Teaching Assistants contribute significantly to the teaching mission of the University. These awards are designed to recognize graduate students who have demonstrated excellence in teaching. Forms are only accepted during application period.